Finnish Design

Lapuan Kankurit

Weaving wonderful things for almost a century, Lapuan Kankurit originally began as a wool and felt boot factory in 1917. Now, run by fourth-generation weaver…


Rento

To Rento, sauna is more than just bath or leisure time, but rather a ritual of relaxation learned since childhood. With over two million saunas…


Eero Aarnio

Born in 1932, Finnish designer Eero Aarnio studied at the Institute of Industrial Arts in Helsinki, and worked as an interior decorator, photographer, industrial and…


Finnish Sauna

What is a Finnish Sauna? Quite simply: A Finnish Sauna involves washing up with scented soaps and exfoliating with wash or back scrubbers before relaxing in…


Marimekko Bedding

After such success with its fabric, clothing and other home décor, Marimekko now offers its famous designs in the form of designer bedding. Marimekko Unikko,…


iittala Dinnerware

What began as a glassworks company in 1881 quickly became a Finnish household name, as iittala put values of timeless design and flawless functionality into…





Toikka Glass Birds

Oiva Toikka’s first glass birds were born without any formal advanced planning in 1972 (pictured on the right is one of Toikka’s first glass birds,…